Tag Archives: Halibut Fishing

Washingon’s Puget Sound Halibut Season Opens Wednesday May 20

Washington State’s Puget Sound sport halibut season finally opens Wednesday, May 20th and will remain open on an every other day season through June 30th or when the Puget Sound sport halibut quota of 77,000 pounds is caught. Last year … Continue reading

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Can You Legally Use Sport-Caught Trout For Halibut Fishing Bait?

Is it legal to use trout for halibut bait in Washington State? Continue reading

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Proposed 2020 Washington Sport Halibut Fishing Season

Washington State’s 2020 proposed sport halibut fishing season looks extremely good. The Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife recently proposed a far better sport halibut season than the past few years. In past years sport anglers had fewer scheduled … Continue reading

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WDFW’s Mismanagement of Halibut Proven!

That’s a strongly worded headline in this post, but it’s true and I can prove it. Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife have been screwing halibut anglers for years with their bogus, made up numbers to impose catch rates on … Continue reading

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Eastern Bank Halibut Fishing Map

Washington’s halibut season is just a few weeks away, and begins on May 8th on the inner waters. Yesterday, Friday March 13th I went salmon fishing on Eastern Bank for salmon. Eastern Bank sits in the middle of the Strait … Continue reading

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Fishing For Halibut At Whaler’s Cove Lodge

Today I finally got the JIL on the water and ready to begin fishing. Three of us from the lodge, Capt. Malcolm and Betsy from the front desk joined me on the shakedown fishing trip for the 32-foot JIL. The … Continue reading

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Go Shallow for Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca Halibut

Halibut fishing this season has been very good. Personally I have only gotten skunked once so far. After watching closely and listening to and reading every halibut fishing report possible, go shallow resonates loudly. Many of the anglers I know … Continue reading

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Admiratly Bay Halibut Fishing Map

Admiralty Bay is one of the more popular halibut fishing areas for anglers who launch in Seattle, Edmonds, Mukeltio and Everett. It’s a long run from either of those ports, but not as long as going all the way to … Continue reading

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Hein Bank Halibut Fishing Map

Hein Bank is one of the best halibut fishing spots in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This easy to find and easy to fish bank offers anglers a vast area to search for and find halibut. Some anglers opt … Continue reading

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Waldron Island Halibut Fishing Map

Bellingham based halibut anglers will have lots of places to fish for halibut this year. Early reports indicate there’s lots of halibut on the inside waters, all the way to Campbell River B.C. While the inside halibut fishery is limited … Continue reading

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